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AROUND TOWN

Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 7889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 7856 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: La Fontaine an emerging star on Castro

A mechanical engineer by training, Hasan Yildiz has a passion for food that has led him on a quest to cook and learn. For...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 7846 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 7834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chief named in sexual harassment lawsuit

A civil lawsuit filed Monday is taking aim at the Mountain View Police Department, alleging that a culture of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 7833 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 7828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 7824 Views

AROUND TOWN

BookBuyers bids goodbye to Mountain View

Castro Street's plucky used bookstore, BookBuyers, may have a future -- but it won't be in Mountain View. Unable to find...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Apr 17, 2016 at 10:34 am | 19 comments | 7817 Views

AROUND TOWN

New county program to help with health care

Some uninsured low-wage workers in Santa Clara County can now enroll in a new program offering inexpensive health care coverage...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 7806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Asbestos nightmare at Americana

What was supposed to be a routine roof replacement at a 30-unit apartment building on Continental Circle has turned into...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by OutragedObserver, on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 7804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on censuring Nelson

Though a majority of his colleagues on the Mountain View Whsiman School District board have publicly accused him of unprofessional...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 7803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga to run for El Camino district

It's still a month before candidates can pick up their nomination papers, but Margaret Abe-Koga is already booting up her...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Oct 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 26 comments | 7799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 7793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 3 comments | 7793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community blasts NASA chief's proposal to dispose of Moffett

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by NASA employee, on May 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 9 comments | 7781 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 7778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 7772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 7760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by calmingtor, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 7754 Views
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